This Week’s Events

Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Friday, April 28th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Bring your family and encourage their curiosity in this program where we will read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy skills. Children will also get hands on experience with early STEAM principles. Ages 5 and under with a caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Friday, April 28th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Culture
Description: If you are a fan of video game consoles, arcades, or home computers -- then you need to be at this awesome two day gaming event. No quarters needed! Registration not required.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Start time: 1:00 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: City of Chesapeake, Literacy
Description: Join the fun as we celebrate all children, all cultures with international literature, games and crafts.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Sunday, April 30th, 2017
Start time: 12:00 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Technology & Innovation, Culture
Description: If you are a fan of video game consoles, arcades, or home computers -- then you need to be at this awesome two day gaming event. No quarters needed! Registration not required.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 9:30 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music, baby signs and exploring age appropriate books. ECRR2 Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for an appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old. ECRR2 Age 2 with caregiver.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music, baby signs and exploring age appropriate books. ECRR2 Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 10:30 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old. ECRR2 Age 2 with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Explore emerging literacy concepts with your three-year-old and start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. ECRR2 Age 3 with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 1:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, Set, Explore… all things STEAM. These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. For Grades 3-5
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Join your library's Teen Advisory Group and earn volunteer hours. Get involved by participating in teen activities and creating content for the library. Grades 6-12.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Monday, May 1st, 2017
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Join your library's Teen Advisory Group and earn volunteer hours. Get involved by participating in teen activities and creating content for the library. Grades 6-12.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our trained library staff provide personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music, baby signs and exploring age appropriate books. ECRR2 Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old. ECRR2 Age 2 with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Explore emerging literacy concepts with your three-year-old and start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. ECRR2 Age 3 with caregiver.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing in this literacy-based class. Age 2 with caregiver.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Explore emerging literacy concepts with your three-year-old and start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. ECRR2 Age 3 with caregiver.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Explore emerging literacy concepts with your three-year-old and start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. ECRR2 Age 3 with caregiver.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Bring your family and encourage their curiosity in this program where we will read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy skills. Children will also get hands on experience with early STEAM principles. Ages 5 and under with a caregiver. No registration required.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Explore emerging literacy concepts with your three-year-old and start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. ECRR2 Age 3 with caregiver.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. ECRR2 Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 3:30 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Culture
Description: Creativity sparks curiosity. Join us for thrilling adventures that can explore culture, STEAM, concepts, books, activities and crafts. Grades K-2
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Literacy, Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Seniors
Event type: Community Learning, History & Genealogy
Description: Come join fellow family historians in sharing and learning different techniques and resources for researching. Spotlight topic is Genealogy and (Il)literacy.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music, baby signs and exploring age appropriate books. ECRR2 Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old through talking, singing, reading and playing in this literacy-based class. Age 2 with caregiver.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build an early literacy foundation with your infant through repeating rhymes, music, baby signs and exploring age appropriate books. ECRR2 Ages 6 to 11 months with caregiver.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy, Culture
Description: Encourage your little one’s curiosity in this program where s/he will read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy skills. Your child will also get hands on experience with early STEAM principles. Ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. ECRR2 Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old. ECRR2 Age 2 with caregiver.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. ECRR2 Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Explore emerging literacy concepts with your three-year-old and start focusing on letter, number and shape recognition. ECRR2 Age 3 with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 1:00 pm
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, Set, Explore…all things STEAM! These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 2:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Do you have Microsoft Office, tablet, smartphone or other technology related questions? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library's Lego collection. Grades K-2.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Start time: 7:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Book Club
Description: The Indian River Library invites you to the Political Pundits Book Club, where we read and discuss a variety of books across the political spectrum. Diverse opinions are welcome.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Introduce early learning concepts and emerging independence to your two-year-old. ECRR2 Age 2 with caregiver.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Start time: 10:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Bring your family and encourage their curiosity in this program where we will read, sing and play to help with emerging literacy skills. Children will also get hands on experience with early STEAM principles. Ages 3 to 5.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: This class will focus on school readiness skills to help your little one transition into a kindergarten classroom. ECRR2 Independent 4 to 5 year-olds.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Start time: 11:15 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Literacy
Description: Build emergent reading skills with your one-year-old and begin to explore and play. You’ll be sharing rhymes, books, baby signs and literacy-based activities to build gross motor skills. ECRR2 Ages 12 to 23 months with caregiver.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our trained library staff provide personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Calling all future engineers and architects of tomorrow. Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library’s Lego© collection. Grades K-5.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library's Lego collection. Grades K-2.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library’s Lego© collection. Grades K-2.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Start time: 5:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Literacy, Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Interested in taking the GED? Get tutored by a teacher from the Adult Continuing Education department.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Book Club, Literacy
Description: Join us for lively discussions of books written by and about African Americans. No registration required.